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overseas but also has to do with the approaching fiscal cliff. in washington, fox news. >> president obama will become the first sitting u.s. president to visit the southeast asian country of berma later this month. it was a repressive military regime. the white house has encouraged the move towards democracy. the visit was announced this morning. >> election official inside virginia are thinking of solutions to the long lines of voters forced to wait during tuesday's election. voters shouldn't have to wait more than an hour. using optical scans instead of touch screens and bringing in more voting machines. the problem is being blamed on a high voter turn out and few voting machines. >> with the election in the books metro is looking ahead to the inauguration. that's also martin luther king junior day. smart trip cards are already on sale. there will be rush hour service for 17 hours on inauguration day from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. peak fairs will be charged during that time. and charge for parking in lots. and that will be paid on the way out by smart trip card or credit card. >> the museum want
will travel to colorado and iowa. >> the washington post today is out with its endorsements of major questions. endorses question 7 the dream act which would allow illegal immigrants to pay instate tuition. on question 5 whether to approve the congressional redistricting map. the post recommends against it. saying allows politicians to choose their voters rather than the other way around. the board supports question 6 to allow same sex marriage and expanding gambling in maryland including a casino and national harbor, the post says should vote for question 7 saying the state can't afford to pass up the projected revenue. >> millions of people in more than 30 states and dc came out ely to cast their vote before election day. early voting has played a huge roll with key states already releasing the party of those who voted early. voters in our area responded to this year's early voting. i've seen some of the footage. >> the lines. i know wisdom was telling us, he had to wait in line as well. huge turn out for early voting. of those early votings, specifically in florida, 43% were democrats and 4
. >>> here is a look for our advisories. not here and washington but just north and east. a winter weather advisory where they are expecting accumulations of about an inch of snow. there's your planner, high temperatures, you are looking at them. 40 degrees. the winds are going to pick up in the wake of the system and a little snow and rain around here by 5:00 p.m. more details on the storm coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> right now no problems reported off of 66. traffic volume heavy and slow towards 28. and traffic volume slowing here at fair oaks eastbound at 123. all of the lanes are open. had a little hiccup reports on the beltway. traffic remains heavy and slow. lanes are open both south on 95 to 290. accident active still in play. still tying up the two right lines. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> america has decided. and president bar back obama wins a second term in office as our nation's president. and the popular vote the president leads romney by 2.3 million votes. >> take a look at the electoral map. president obama with 303
the federal government, the washington area will certainly feel the pain. president obama will emerge today for his first remarks since election night, and he will no doubt talk about congress and the looming fiscal cliff. when taxes go up, government spending goes down at the end of the year. the president's former chief economic advisor paints a grim picture. >> the election is over. if you go off the fiscal cliff, the economy goes into recession the beginning of 2013. this is not a small matter. i think we have to address it. >> reporter: it will come down to these two men. the president expected to draw a line in the sand insisting on a massive tax hike for wealthy americans and republican house speaker john boehner now open to raising taxes in other ways. but he told abc news that tax rates should remain where they are. >> on the table, but through reforming our tax code. and i would do that if the president were serious about solving our spending problem, and trying to secure our entitlement program. >> reporter: most economists agree that reforming entitlement programs like medicare,
the cloud cover is to the south and west of washington. when it gets out of here, should be a beautiful afternoon and a little warmer than yesterday, with highs in the mid-50s. chilly start. nice afternoon. 53degrees at 5:00 p.m. more details on the weekend and a sneak peek at next week, holiday week, coming up. let's get the latest on traffic. >> the crew in skyfox hanging with us checking out eastbound along 66 where we had the incident east of nutley. it's tying up that green arrow lane traveling inbound towards the capitol beltway. delays forming near nutley towards the beltway. 66 traffic congested, exiting from centreville headed eastbound towards fair oaks and delays. southbound 270 coming in out of germantown headed towards the lane divide, about 40 minutes. this is with all the lanes open. no other issues reported for those on the beltway between college park and bethesda. accident near edsel road. stay to the left to get by. northbound 395 at the 14th street bridge, no issues reported now. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic.
portions of the viewing area. things will be winding down here shortly. temperatures, 45 now in washington. it's 45 degrees in washington. 61 in boston. up ahead of the front, temperatures remain mild. look what's going ono the north and west. 32 in pittsburgh. 27 in columbus. much colder air this afternoon and tonight. overnight tonight into your early wednesday, close to the freezing mark here in the city. get ready for much cooler air later. breezy conditions, overnight lows. wednesday, thursday, friday look great. a little on the cool side. showers around here by sunday/monday. >> tucker, thank you. >> let's go to julie right now. the latest on our on time traffic. >> on time is wish full thinking this morning. . >> a couple accidents this morning. here we go. outer loop of the beltway. notice i said outer loop westbound 495. that's where the accident occurred tying up the right side of the road leaving route 1 all the way over to connecticut avenue. almost hour and a half commute on that outer loop alone. big delays southbound on 95 travel in headed out towards the belt day. southboun
in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back. we're following breaking news out of northeast d.c. fox 5 has confirmed one person has been shot, another person stabbed. this happened in the 3500 block of 17th street. it happened just before 7:00 this morning, so just a couple of moments ago. we don't know the extent of the injuries and we'll bring you updates to this story as they come into the newsroom. >>> the fda says contamination has been found in more drugs made by the new england compounding center. that's the company linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak. the significance of the latest findings is not yet known. 28 people have died and more than 300 people sickened after receiving tainted steroid shots. last week a sister pharmacy of the center voluntarily removed its products. >>> reports the cia told agents to stand down. intelligence is saying the cia went to the consulate 25 minutes after they got the first call. >>> hundreds. snow plows will be driving the streets of d.c. toda
in washington. check out your numbers. 35 in frederick. 24 in martins burg . richmond with 30 degrees. and richmond now, 29 in richmond. the other big issue with the cold, unfortunately our friends off to the northeast, it's 33 in new york city. and much of the area there in the upper 20s and low 30s. there's still hundreds of thousands without power. keep our fingers crossed they warmup later today. here's a look at satellite radar. one or two clouds to start your day. mostly sunny. later this afternoon high clouds move in. rain down into georgia and south carolina, that's the making of our coastal storm. we will have clouds around tomorrow. and the storm is going to be just far enough off shore. but i want to emphasize that path is not set in stone and could wobble a little. if it were to come west, we would be dealing with more of rain, wind and potential for winter weather around here wednesday into thursday. >> let's hope it doesn't do the wobble wobble and come in here. >> or wobble east. there's your 7 day forecast. a warmup this weekend . sunday veteran's day and we observe it
. things slowly wind down after the big storm. 46 in washington. 41. 46 d bwi marshal. there are a couple showers across the northern tier of our viewing area maybe even a flurry. and this will be with us early today. lots of clouds to start the day with a couple light sprinkles. by midday we'll start to see improving in the sky conditions and limited sunshine. cool, high temperatures will only be in the mid 50s this afternoon. chilly start to your day and cool this afternoon with highs in the mid 50s. definitely bring a jacket as you head out the door. that's a look at weather. let's look at traffic. >> all right. once again the current sky fox joining us in virginia giving us a bird's eye view out there. accident on i 95. that accident activity has been cleared. our lanes are open. let's take that shot. slow go northbound continuing up towards that accident scene. we'll take it inside. the accident activity cleare here on northbound on i 95 but traffic will slow again leading route 1 towards the parkway. back inside, a lot happening on the roads again this morning. very much a busy comm
on the cool side for the remainder of the week. currently washington, the temperature is 43. 30s out at dulles and bwi marshal. forecast high temperature about 10 degrees below average. mid 40s north and west to about 50 here. a little cool for this time of year. that's a look at weather. more details on a brighter looking weekend forecast coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie. >> on the roads right now got our hands full. coming in from the west eastbound 66 down to 31 miles an hour. the pace doesn't improve much. a pattern going as we're well below speed. southbound 270 lanes are open but an hour commute coming southbound from 85 heading into german town. traffic slows again. you'll find if you are traveling metro's red line, this is where we have problems. they are single tracking because of an earlier issue. now we've got delays out in shady grove road. metro's red line troubles to deal with. out on the roads the top stretch of the beltway below speeds trying to get past university. northbound i 95 and 395 a tough commute. delays from court house road. as you make your
a bargaining position. in washington, fox news. >> later today, we'll find out if nancy pelosi will stay on in the house of the representatives. last week democrats did not win the 25 seats needed to take back the house. she hasn't said if she'll keep her post or serve new two year term. >> also on the hill today, a subcommittee will hold a hearing whether the meningitis out break could have been prevented. also expected to call for tougher regulations for compounding pharmacies at a news conference today. people have been sickened. 32 have died after receiving tainted shots. >>> and now for a look at other top stories. begin in northeast dc where the search is on for a gun man who opened fire last night. >> happened at this station on benning road and 44th street. caught on camera firing into the store while sitting in his car. a dispute between the suspect and the store clerk may have been the cause. >> believe he wasn't be served fast enough. we don't know yet but this is something we were investigating. but again, rose to a level of him ultimately firing several rounds inside the con
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